Now serving the greater Phoenix, AZ area

We Provide Solutions

Combined 50-Plus years of experience

Our Phoenix Team

Paul Chaponniere

Regional Sales Manager

15 Years with Central Power Systems & Services

Paul Chaponniere has been with Central Power Systems & Services for over 15 years. He started as an inside sales representative and has since worked his way up to generator sales manager. A detail-oriented and straight shooter; with over 25 years of experience in the Critical Power Industry, Paul is always looking out for the best interests of his customers. In his free time, he enjoys spending time volunteering at several railroad museums both operating and maintaining historic steam powered locomotives. He is looking forward to spending time outdoors in the Phoenix mountains and experiencing his first winter in Phoenix. 

Patrick Curry

Critical Power Specialist & Sales

Over 30 years experience in the Critical Power industry

Patrick Curry has been in the critical power industry for over 32 years, and during that time he’s learned one thing – it’s all about the team. Patrick enjoys working with the great team at Central Power, and he loves having the freedom to work with such a diverse group of customers. He takes pride in being detail-oriented and personable, and he loves the proximity of Arizona to San Diego, California – this allows him to have long weekends at the beaches.

Karla McKinney

Office Manager & Sales Support

Nearly 20 Years in the Greater Phoenix, AZ Area

Karla McKinney has been in the customer service and business growth industry for over two decades. She loves working with others and helping businesses reach their potential. Her friendly demeanor and professionalism make her a valuable asset to Central Power Systems & Services. Karla has lived in Arizona for nearly 20 years, enjoying all that the state has to offer, from its year-round sunshine to its beautiful mountain views.

Rob Rixford

Vice President of Business Development

Over 20 years in the Phoenix area & industry experience

Rob Rixford has been in the Critical Power industry for over 20 years and has a wealth of experience in the field. He is currently the Vice President of Business Development for Central Power, and he enjoys helping his colleagues succeed and building the company up. Rob is also passionate about helping his clients find a solution to their needs, plus, he is honest and straightforward with them. Rob loves Arizona for its relaxed environment, weather, and people.

Robin Roberts

Owner, Chairman & CEO

23 Years in the Phoenix area & 35 years of industry experience

Robin Roberts is the Owner, Chairman and CEO of Central Power. He has been in the critical power industry for over 35 years and enjoys leading the company into new adventures. He is a leader, family man and entrepreneurial thinker. He lived in the Phoenix area for 23 years and his favorite thing about Phoenix is that everyone is connected by the fact they are from somewhere else. Outside of Central Power, Robin enjoys racing cars on the Street Outlaws television show and fishing.

No matter the situation, we have solutions

For nearly 70 years, Central Power has engineered, manufactured and sold innovative solutions and creative products designed to offer an exceptional lifecycle value and competitive energy savings.

MTU-Onsite Exclusive Partner

MTU-Onsite Exclusive Partner

Central Power is proud to be the exclusive regional partner with MTU-Onsite Energy, a world leader in diesel-powered generator sets.

The Market Leaders

The Market Leaders

We are the market leaders when it comes to generator sales, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the highest-quality product from Central Power.

Generator Sales

Generator Sales

We are the best at what we do because your satisfaction is our highest priority. You can always count on us for great workmanship. First-class customer support is our mission.

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance

Our team of experts can help you choose a customized maintenance service plan to make sure your generator is always up and running.

Parts and Service

Parts and Service

With top-of the line parts from MTU and an experienced team, you can be confident that we will be able to provide fast response times for any maintenance needs.

Engineered products designed to offer an exceptional lifecycle value

Any Questions?

Can you build what we need?
Our engineering department is staffed with experienced design and application engineers that are factory trained on the equipment that we are manufacturing, remanufacturing, and servicing. Our experienced application engineers ensure our packages best meet our customers performance and specification requirements with full CAD design capabilities for designing packages that meet the needs of our customers.
What kind of service do you provide?

We offer a better alternative to customers within the critical power industry when it comes to field service technicians diagnosing and repairing their equipment; by developing a field service network made up of the highest trained service technicians in the industry.

We arrange the necessary generator service and maintenance visits to keep your generator in peak performance and always in accordance with the manufacturer’s specification and requirements.

Who is your customer base?

Central Power has built trust with data centers of all sizes, as well as, manufacturing facilities, commercial properties, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities and the agriculture market.

Surprisingly, there are thousands of environments that require 24/7/365 uninterrupted critical power.

How long have you supported the critical power industry?

Since 1954, Central Power Systems & Services been supplying and supporting power generation and power distribution equipment. It’s in our DNA.

What type of generators do you supply?

From emergency standby, to prime power, to more sophisticated CHP and microgrid applications, we have the resources and experience to provide what our customers need.

Central Power Systems & Services
Since 1954, Central Power Systems & Services has been providing partners with the highest level of support. No matter the situation, we have solutions for Power Generation, Power Distribution, Industrial Engines, Construction and Agricultural Equipment, Custom Manufactured Projects and On-Highway Transportation Service.
Central Power Systems & Services
Since 1954, Central Power Systems & Services has been providing partners with the highest level of support. No matter the situation, we have solutions for Power Generation, Power Distribution, Industrial Engines, Construction and Agricultural Equipment, Custom Manufactured Projects and On-Highway Transportation Service.
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